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Few academics can aspire to transcend university boundaries, reach deep into a mainstream audience and find Westminster's doors opening, inviting conversation with politicians. Thomas Piketty is now one of that happy band, but when it comes to how
At the heart of the Scottish referendum campaign is the question of whether Scotland could really thrive as a small European state. At one time, the nationalists pointed for inspiration to the arc of prosperity of small northern European countries.
Last week the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science held a two-day workshop on "Serious Social Investment" with respect to corporate social investment (CSI) in South Africa. The workshop, the fifth of its kind, focused on "
09 Views: 171 Comments: 0 The recent economic recovery has not yet been able to create new jobs, according to the European Commission 's latest Employment and Social Situation quarterly report. This analysis also points to an expected increase in
As the social investment community basked in G8 attention and the London sunshine, observers could be forgiven for thinking that social investment alone would save the world. "We've got a great idea here that can transform our societies, by using the
Big Society bank provides social investment money 6 June 2013 Last updated at 08:20 ET Prime Minister David Cameron has been speaking out about the importance of social investment in order to tackle issues such as homelessness, drug abuse and youth
In hard times people often turn to charities for help, but now charities are finding times hard and are turning to the markets for new sources of cash. With public donations to charities falling, one in six British charities have said they are
K Social enterprises across the UK should make the most of the largest injection of public investment they are set to receive BIS minister Michael Fallon is acknowledging the benefits of European policy. Photograph: David Jones/PA Last week the UK
On the other hand, public support for welfare state policies that are geared towards tackling new social risks relating to structural changes in labour markets and employability, demography, gender equality and family support that traditional
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